Make sure the floor mat behind the front passenger's seat is hooked to the floor mat anchor. Remember, however, that no safety system can prevent all injuries or deaths that can occur in a severe crash, even when seat belts are properly worn and the airbags deploy. This spreads the forces of a crash over the strongest bones in your upper body. Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions, regardless of the maximum speed posted. This lets your strong pelvic bones take the force of a crash and reduces the chance of internal injuries.
The electric motor acts as a power amplifier and the occasional convert braking energy into electricity to recharge the batteries. The front passenger's airbag will be turned off if the weight on the seat is 65 lbs 29 kg or less the weight of an infant or small child. It's the fun-to-drive version, but you'll have to sacrifice more creature comforts than the automatic transmission to get it, but more on that later. This can occur when the point of impact was towards the far front or rear of the vehicle, or when the vehicle's crushable body parts absorbed most of the crash energy. Improperly replacing or covering front seat-back covers can prevent your side airbags from properly deploying during a side impact. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are not on your particular model.
Be sure you and your passengers always wear seat belts and wear them properly. Descriptions of equipment and features that not your, images throughout this owner's manual including front cover , represent features and equipment that are available some, but, locking and Unlocking Doors P. Do not cross an arm over the airbag cover. In such cases, the seat belt will provide sufficient protection, and the supplemental protection offered by the airbag would be minimal. Latch Plate Buckle Main Menu Page: 30 uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt 30 Safe Driving 3.
Air conditioner doesn't work, emits a smell, blocked vents, weak air flow, heater doesn't produce heat, etc. The side curtain airbag is designed to deploy in a moderate-to-severe side impact. In fact, vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death of children age 12 and under. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others. Taller persons should adjust their head restraint to the highest position. Select your year to find out more. This entire book is filled with important safety information - please read it carefully.
A belt that has been worn during a crash may not provide the same level of protection in a subsequent crash. Main Menu Page: 48 48 Safe Driving Child Safety Protecting Child Passengers Each year, many children are injured or killed in vehicle crashes because they are either unrestrained or not properly restrained. The shift lever should be moved to P. This lets your strong pelvic bones take the force of a crash and reduces the chance of internal injuries. Be sure the front seats are adjusted as far to the rear as possible while allowing the driver to control the vehicle. Any belt that is not in good condition or working properly will not provide proper protection and should be replaced as soon as possible. Do not cover or replace the front seat-back covers without consulting a dealer.
If this occurs, get out of the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so. Insert the latch plate into the buckle, then tug on the belt to make sure the buckle is secure. Press and hold to select the next or previous strong station. You will automatically be sent an e-mail to inform you when someone has reacted to your question. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others. Brake System Indicator Amber Canada U. Fuel recommendation: Unleaded premium gasoline with a pump octane number 91 or higher recommended Fuel tank capacity: 13.
Do not touch the Acura hybrid system components or their wiring orange. You must use your own good judgement. Make sure all seat belts are properly positioned before driving. Carrying hard or sharp objects on your lap, or driving with a pipe or other sharp object in your mouth, can result in injuries if your front airbag inflates. This could cause very serious injuries in a crash. Fasten your lap belt as low as possible.
Side impacts: Front airbags can provide protection when a sudden deceleration causes a driver or front passenger to move towards the front of the vehicle. Air flows from floor vents. Never pump the brake pedal. You must use your own good judgement. Similarly, once an automatic seat belt tensioner has been activated, it must be replaced. Owner's Guides and Manuals are viewable on any computer or device with. This could cause very serious injuries in a crash.
Unlike most rival hybrid systems, this one can not just move the car under electric power. In normal driving the retractor lets you move freely while keeping some tension on the belt. Slouching and leaning reduces the effectiveness of the belt and can increase the chance of serious injury in a crash. Even one drink can reduce your ability to respond to changing conditions, and your reaction time gets worse with every additional drink. During a collision or sudden stop the retractor locks to restrain your body. Do not run the engine in confined spaces where carbon monoxide gas can accumulate. So, while airbags help save lives, they can cause minor injuries, sometimes even fatal ones if occupants are not wearing their seat belts properly and sitting correctly.